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Tshotsholoza Tshotsholoza (Go Forward)
Jeffery L. Ames - Walton Music

Now available for mixed or men's voices, this rousing arrangement of the popular African freedom song has become a standard in the choral repertoire. With call-and-response vocals, African text, and rhythmic... view details
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SATB 
$2.45
TTBB 
$2.75
Bonse Aba Bonse Aba (Traditional Zambian Song)
arr. Andrew Fischer - Alliance Music Publications, Inc.

Here is an exuberant a cappella number that's loaded with African atmosphere! The traditional Zambian words are sung throughout with such a buoyant, rhythmic feel that you are transported into the center of... view details

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$2.10
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$1.90
Baba Yetu Baba Yetu
Chris Kiagiri & Christopher Tin - Alfred Music Publishing

Now arranged for a cappella voices with optional percussion, this Grammy Award-winning title track from the video game Civilization IV has a unique world-fusion sound, including chanting, strong rhythmic... view details
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Famine Song Famine Song
arr. Matthew Culloton - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

This unique a cappella work captures the drama of the survival of the Sudanese people during the famine of the 1980s. "Ease my spirit, ease my soul, please free my hands from this barren soil.  Ease my mother,... view details
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$1.95
SSAA 
$1.95
Tongo Tongo
arr. Greg Gilpin - Alfred Music Publishing

This traditional canoe song from Polynesia sounds very impressive with just two voice parts, hand claps, and percussion instruments. The echoing voice parts suggest people communicating from canoe to canoe... view details

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Jambo Jambo
Teddy Kalanda Harrison/arr. Jacob Narverud - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

Kenyan composer Teddy Kalanda Harrison and his group Them Mushrooms received world-wide recognition with their platinum-certified recording of his piece. With a fun percussion accompaniment, Jacob Narverud... view details

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$2.10
SAB 
$2.05
SSA 
$2.05
TBB 
$1.95
Salmo 150 Salmo 150 (Psalm 150)
Ernani Aguiar - Earthsongs

A very rhythmic work, with rapid articulations, this is an exciting showcase for a cappella choirs. Written by a well-known Brazilian composer, it has a distinctive Latin American feeling that will really... view details
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MMedium
$1.75
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MMedium
$1.75
Wana Baraka Wana Baraka
arr. Shawn L. Kirchner - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

This upbeat Kenyan folk song is a popular choice for concert and festival choirs. The arrangement builds with great excitement, leading to an extensive rhythmic play on the word "alleluya." ... view details
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$2.10
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$1.95
TTBB 
$2.10
Morokeni Morokeni (Greeting Song)
arr. Bernard Kruger - Hal Leonard Corporation

At less than two minutes' duration, this is a brief, easy, extremely effective African song for a cappella choir with percussion. Authentic call-and-response vocals make it so much fun to sing, and the... view details

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Daemon Irrepit Callidus Daemon Irrepit Callidus
Gyorgy Orban - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

Chromaticism, rhythmic drive and lyric melodies characterize this a cappella work that is dramatic and stunningly effective for more accomplished choirs. ... view details
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Yonder Come Day Yonder Come Day
arr. Judith Cook Tucker - World Music Press

Based on a traditional Georgia Sea Islands spiritual, with a rhythmic speech section, this is very effective in performance, especially with optional audience participation!... view details
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EEasy
$1.95
Sisi Kushangilia Sisi Kushangilia
Victor C. Johnson - Choristers Guild

Exuberant rhythmic energy abounds in this African-style original! The Swahili text of only four words translates: "We will dance! We will sing! We will be glad!" The only accompanying instruments are... view details

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Three-Part Mixed 
$2.10
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$2.10
P/A CD 
$27.95
Hlohonolofatsa Hlohonolofatsa
arr. Daniel Jackson - Walton Music

This tremendously fun arrangement of a South African greeting song exclaims, "Iyo hlonolofatsa, Ka lebitso la ntate," which translates as, "Bless everything in the name of the Father." Featuring a soloist,... view details

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$2.55
Jabula Jesu Jabula Jesu
Stephen Hatfield - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Now available in an SSA voicing, this choral work offers a taste of layered ostinatos and African polyrhythms and may be performed a cappella or with two or more percussionists.

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Kuimba! Kuimba!
Victor C. Johnson - Heritage Music Press

This exuberant African-style original work is an invitation to let music be our guide and sing together with joyful hearts. You'll want to use the optional percussion parts with this a cappella piece to... view details

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$2.10
Three-Part Mixed 
$2.10
SSA 
$2.10
TTB 
$2.10
P/A CD for SATB voicing only
$26.95
Dubula Dubula
Stephen Hatfield - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Here's a fabulous festival piece for a cappella choirs! Dubula is a folk song of the Xhosa people of South Africa, and this arrangement really captures the authentic boisterous style of the original!... view details
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Ning Wendete Ning Wendete
arr. Greg Gilpin - Shawnee Press

Rhythm abounds in the vocal and percussion sounds of this a cappella arrangement of a Kenyan folk song. With a simple, delightful text, energy-filled vocals, rhythmic hand claps, small percussion and body... view details

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Viva La Musica! Viva La Musica!
David Brunner - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

Viva La Musica! is a wonderful theme for any concert. This exuberant work opens with a strong, bold, unison exclamation, vividly expressing the text and musical idea.

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In Meeting We Are Blessed In Meeting We Are Blessed
Troy Robertson & R. Gatsnahos - Hinshaw Music, Inc.

The part for djembe imparts a traditional African feeling to this easy, original a cappella work. The Gatsnahos text, inspired by John Donne, has a theme of friendship and unity that all can relate to. "We... view details

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$2.45
Twa Tanbou Twa Tanbou
Louis M. Celestin & Sydney Guillaume - Walton Music

Fasten your seatbelts for this showstopper!  From Haiti, this piece is an excellent festival selection for good high school choirs and beyond.  It tells a tale about three drums in playful competition.  The... view details
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$2.75
O Sifuni Mungu O Sifuni Mungu
arr. David Maddux - Word Music

A cappella recording group First Call premiered this phenomenal arrangement on their album, Somethin' Takes Over. Swahili texts alternate with the poetry of All Creatures Of Our God And King as the... view details
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Jenga Imani Yako Jenga Imani Yako
Israel Kagaruki/ed. Rogers - Hal Leonard Corporation

Composed in the Kwaya music tradition of Tanzania, this vibrant Swahili song means "build your faith" and encourages people to keep moving forward and never to give up, even though they may face hard times.... view details
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$1.90
Indodana Indodana
arr. Michael Barrett & Ralf Schmitt - Santa Barbara Music Publishing

This highly dramatic traditional African song was arranged by two South African composers, both experts in this genre of music. The ethnic flavor is palpable as the treble voices carry the melody and the men... view details
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$2.05
Ubi Caritas Ubi Caritas
Maurice Durufle - Durand S.A. Editions Musicales

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SATB 
$2.95